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Land Platting Services
Platting is an extremely important step in a development process because they can have significant requirements, coordination, fees, and timelines that can have an adverse effect on the development process if it is not managed efficiently. New Era’s employs a team of platting experts that specialize in the processing of subdivision plat applications, re-zoning applications, special exceptions, variances, and public hearings in Southeast Texas and across the state. From commercial, industrial and residential plats, at New Era we provide all the land platting services needed to help our clients succeed with their land development projects anywhere in Houston.
What is Platting for Land Development?
The plat is checked to assure it abides by all development rules as established by the City of Houston’s Chapter 42, the City’s land development ordinance. By law, the Planning Commission is required to approve plats that meet the requirements of Chapter 42. Undeveloped land must be platted before development occurs. Plats must be considered and either approved or disapproved within 30 days or state law mandates that the plat is automatically approved if no action is taken.
Other issues applicable to land development such as adequate water, sewer and drainage are handled by other agencies and are not part of the Commission’s authority regarding plat approval. A plat must be prepared by a licensed surveyor, land planner and/or engineer and a licensed surveyor or engineer must sign the plat. If the property is located within Fort Bend County, a licensed engineer must sign the plat in addition to a licensed surveyor.
Platting for Land Development
Types of Land Platting Services
Class I Plat
Class II Plat
Class III Plat
a. Requiring A Public Hearing
b. Variance Application
Platting Submission Process
After all the right documents & forms are gathered and completed, and we have taken into account all the necessary elements, the property plat is ready for submission! The government protocols are followed and the regular sequence of events for land platting services takes place. Take a look below to see a brief recap of what the platting process is like.
Counties We Serve
Harris | Liberty | Chambers | Galveston | Brazoria | Waller | Montgomery | Fort Bend
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Other Land Services We Offer
Land Surveying & Research
Land & Construction Legal Documents
Public Hearings, Variances & Special Exceptions
Plat Application FAQ’s
These frequently asked questions and answers about plat applications can help you get a better understanding about subdivision platting and the City of Houston’s land planning and development regulations.
What is a plat?
A plat is a map document based on a survey that shows land subdivision, land classification, or a change in property boundaries and is required before building permitting. A plat’s name provides a legal description for the land, such as “Lot 29, Block 19, Happy Trails” subdivision. See Chapter 42 ordinance.
How do I obtain a plat?
A plat, or replat, is filed at Harris County Records Office after approval and after recordation by the landowner. You may request a copy from Harris County via email CCO.CCInfo@hctx.net or by phone 713-274-6390.
How do I look up a plat application?
How are plats prepared and how do I submit one?
When does the Planning Commission meet and how can I get information about the agenda?
What considerations are made at a Planning Commission meeting?
What are the types of plat classifications?
What else is considered in preparing a plat?
What is a variance and what types are available?
What is the difference between a short plat and a final plat?
The main differences between a short plat and a final plat lie in their purposes, complexity of the process, requirements, and impacts on land development. Short plats are generally used for small-scale divisions, while final plats are for larger subdivisions that require comprehensive planning and infrastructure development.
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Trusted Land Platting Services in Houston
New Era land platting services supports Houston and surrounding areas in various counties, cherishing each opportunity to serve a variety of clients across a wide spectrum of needs and industries: from local land owners that have been saving Pinterest pictures for building a dream home to enterprise companies who are ready to spread their wings in H town, our talent is endless in the City with No Limits. Get the most trusted and reliable land platting services in Houston From New Era today!…
Discover the cost to replat land or get a new plat cost analysis for your specific project by reaching out and letting our land platting services know about your exciting land development plans so that we know how to best support you and boost your chances for success. With a dream land platting services team of attorneys, lawyers, developers and consultants all in one place offering not only land platting services but a wide variety of related pre-development land services to streamline the pre-construction phase, the possibilities are easy to reach!
Our land platting services team commitment to helping our clients extends beyond clerical tasks as we also assist with consciously evaluating new plat designs with the planet’s natural resources and the future in mind, to help clients establish their personal or professional legacy in a way that contributes to the greater good of all for generations to come. Along with New Era’s land platting services team commitment to ethics & harmony with the environment via conscientious platting skills, we also offer other reliable land pre-development services, talk to us today, we got what it takes to help you achieve land development project success with ease.